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Certainly, in later years, James would speak slightingly of The Loiterer to his son, as if it had been a mere sideshow in his path through life.
I don't speak slightingly of Indulgencies themselves, but I laugh at the Folly of my fuddling Companion, who tho' he was the greatest Trifler that ever was born, yet chose rather to venture the whole Stress of his Salvation upon a Skin of Parchment than upon the Amendment of his Life.
In the world of movies there are what the Academy Awards call, somewhat slightingly, "short subjects," but they don't sell much popcorn.
Kirk admitted that Eliot was insensitive when he referred slightingly to "free-thinking Jews" in After Strange Gods (1934).
The following year, Oscar Wilde's Miss Prism lamented the tendency of the younger generation to speak slightingly of the three-volume novel.
Alexander also refers slightingly to Evelyn's "sanctimonious biography of a priestly friend," not mentioning that the friend was Monsignor Ronald Knox, called by many "easily the most brilliant man of his generation.
Dirtector Joe Wright brings the world of 18th century England to the screen in rich detail, perfectly capturing the social geography of the times in a marvellous ball sequence where Darcy makes his first appearance and slightingly dismisses Elizabeth, while the dialogue, polished up by an uncredited Emma Thompson (who worked similar screenplay magic on Sense & Sensibility), is deliciously fluid and sharp
23) What Simmel and others who followed him, like Adorno and Benjamin, do in their critical/impressionistic reflections on culture was what Heidegger slightingly termed "the public exegesis of being," (24) a necessarily provisional and hybrid form of inquiry into the circumstances constituting social existence.
This innovative and scholarly book about Jeanne d'Albret, Queen of Navarre and mother of Henri IV, is not a biography in the usual sense but concentrates on two issues that the author claims are neglected in the late Nancy Lyman Roelker's Queen of Navarre: Jeanne d'Albret, 1528-1572 (1968) -- rather slightingly described as "a psychological interpretation" (69).
He referred slightingly to the death of Jesus, his persecution, and his hiding from his pursuers.
We the people are acting on our inalienable right to gather in coffee shops where murmurs of Dan Rather's bias may be heard, to rate the Super Bowl commercials, to visit Websites where the big city page-ones are slightingly compared, to read of the advance or retreat of favorite pundits, to be addressed as a knowing insider, to go into the interpretation business pro bono publico, to mount the electronic stage and there exhibit our special knack for decoding and debunking.
Within three months of his election as party leader he had coined the name New Labor, and began to speak rather slightingly of the party he had joined, now known as Old Labor.